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Volume 45 Number 26

3 reasons to drink Don Pilar tequila

1. A backstory you can cheers toYes, Don Pilar is actual tequila, which means it must be made in Jalisco, Mexico in the lowlands...

Appetite: 3 ways to eat and drink for a better world this month

We are blessed with a city full of entrepreneurs and humanitarians who work to create a better world. It’s encouraging to know one can...

Volume 45 Number 26 Flip-through Edition

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Chauncey Bailey Project reports

Following the trial of the confessed killer of the Oakland journalist

Editor’s Notes

The real issue in the Housing Element isn't density — it's affordability

Progressive pension reform

Under Mayors Willie Brown and Gavin Newsom, the city used its flush pension fund as a way to avoid tough decisions on employee pay

Why I’m pushing pension reform

"In the next 12 months, pension costs are projected to increase by nearly $100 million more than last year."

The Parkmerced investors

As a massive residential project moves forward, tenants turn a wary eye toward Wall Street landlords

Scumlords settle

City reaches multimillion deal with Lembi family, SF's most notorious landlord

Selling the Tenderloin

Who really benefits from the Twitter tax-cut deal?

Take back the knit

Urban crafting weaves "women's work" into protest

alt.sex.column: Positive too negative?

Dear Andrea:I'm a 40-something M2F transsexual woman (though my gender status isn't that important). I recently met a great guy I'll call John and...

Stuck on my craw

Look out she's back -- and she's Rockin' Crawfish

25 Lusk

Serving artful plates in an environment that encourages diners to loosen the tie

The world Maclaine made

SF Cinematheque pays tribute to a Beat legend

A third space to call their own

Rancho Parnassus struggles to stay afloat on Sixth Street

Exercises in style

Former SF resident Will Yackulic explores painting in a new show at Gregory Lind, while Camilla Newhagen sculpts fabric at Jack Fischer

Recording season

The Dodos take time in the studio and collaborate with Neko Case on No Color

From East Coast to West

Kurt Vile and Cass McCombs stare down America

Animal instinct

PETS ISSUE: Need a buddy? Adopt, foster, or volunteer with the pet of your dreams

When kitties attack

PETS ISSUE: How to avoid a case of cat-bite fever

Beyond Fido

PETS ISSUE: SF's most unusual pet owners share their parenting tips

Paw bump

PETS ISSUE: Pawesome.net fetches the goods for pet freaks

Scruff love

PETS ISSUE: Worst in Show documents the ugliest damn dogs